Become a Minute-min!
Minute-min are chatter sysadmins who train themselves to defend their network. They got the name for being ready at a minute's notice to respond immediately to network threats.
- Become an IRC oper and staff on IRCNow
- Free Homestead VPS
- Learn UNIX sysadmin with real servers
- Learn to write code for real users
- Hang out with friends while improving IRC
- Add a new work experience for your CV/resume
- Help improve freedom on the internet
We would like to someday pay salaries to our staff, but we cannot afford to do so at this time.
How to Apply
- Request a shell account
- Learn the system by following our UNIX tutorials. We require all recruits finish training tutorials before applying.
- Learn how to ask smart questions.
- Take the time to learn OpenBSD.
- Become familiar with our goals for IRC and our commitment to user freedom.
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll interview you, and if all seems good, we'll invite you to train with us.
- After you finish training, you'll be promote to staff!
- Commit to help your team for a minimum of 5 hours per week
- Finish Sysadmin Training in 6 weeks.
- After joining the team, commit to ongoing training
- Work on the IRCNow Roadmap
- You can optionally work on third party software
- You must be willing to help with customer support, documentation, and basic coding